Satellite Communication Equipment

Communication Systems & Equipment

Balanced LNA delivers high gain and low-noise.

November 12, 2015

Suited for EW and communication systems with space constraints and low power consumption requirements, 9–18 GHz CMD223 has 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Full passivation promotes reliability and provides moisture protection. At 13.5 GHz, this balanced low-noise amplifier (LNA) delivers >22 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +13.5 dBm and noise figure of 1.5 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier enables precise measurement.

October 26, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 3.91 mm SOIC package, INA188 enables accurate DC and low-frequency measurements over full extended industrial temperature range. Zero-drift architecture, providing long-term temperature stability, enables offset voltage of 25 µV and offset-voltage drift of 80 nV/°C. Capable of operating at up to 36 V, amplifier generates 250 nV(PP) noise from 0.1–10 Hz without any 1/f corner frequency between broadband and near-DC.
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Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

GNSS Receiver supports data collection with mobile devices.

September 23, 2015

When paired with mobile device using Bluetooth® or USB connectivity, R2 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS capabilities to enable high-accuracy data collection in surveying applications. Multi-constellation receiver achieves sub-meter to centimeter positioning and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals as well as Satellite Based Augmentation Systems. With 1-button operation and field swappable battery, receiver can be pole or vehicle mounted or carried on backpack. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

LTE Access Points offer secure connection and network scalability.

September 11, 2015

Designed for enterprise and industry vertical IoT solutions, EZ LTE Off-the-Shelf smart eNodeB indoor/outdoor access points provide broadband carrier grade connectivity for private networks. Solution offers network scalability and connects securely to any private IP network behind Enterprise firewall or Private/Public/Hybrid Clouds. Delivering LTE QoS and security, solution is powered by Lemko 5G networking software featuring virtualized, distributed EPC and IMS managed on cloud. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

GNSS Compass Smart Antenna is RTK-capable.

April 23, 2015

Designed for professional marine and marine survey markets, Vector V320 supports multi-frequency GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and BeiDou. All-in-one smart antenna is capable of both RTK-level positioning accuracy and better than 0.2° heading accuracy. Sealed for harsh environments, rugged IP69K-rated housing incorporates fixed and pole mounting capability. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Low Noise Amplifier operates from 10-14 GHz.

April 17, 2015

Housed in leadless 3 x 3 mm plastic surface-mount package, Model CMD189P3 delivers greater than 19 dB of gain with corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +4 dBm and noise figure of 1.4 dB. Broadband MMIC device has 50 Ω matched design, which eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Applications include point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, military end-use, and test instrumentation. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Multi-Carrier Satellite Gateway increases bandwidth efficiency.

April 14, 2015

Compatible with Newtec Dialog® multiservice broadcast platform, MCX7000 delivers bandwidth efficiency of up to 51% for distribution to TV and radio towers and head-ends. DVB-S2X platform is compatible with Dialog® multiservice broadcast platform and features multistream and Clean Channel Technology®. Further promoting service availability, included Equalink® 3 linear and non-linear pre-distortion technology compensates for effects of distortions caused by satellite's filters and amplifiers. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Site Positioning System aids field to office communication.

April 10, 2015

Designed for superintendents, foremen, and field engineers on heavy civil construction sites, Trimble® SitePulse™ System provides access to 3D constructible models and real-time digital information. Using Trimble SitePulse software with Trimble SPS585 GNSS Smart Antenna, field managers can take photographs that are tagged with GNSS position, date, and time to create audit trail of day-to-day activities, and provide documentation of work completed over course of job for invoicing and payments. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers suit uplink applications.

March 16, 2015

Based on SuperPower technology, XTD-2000KHE Ku-band TWTA provides 750 W of linear power in compact, rugged package weighing 92 lb and drawing less than 3,200 W of prime power. XTD-1500DBSHE DBS-band TWTA provides 560 W of linear power for direct-to-home applications in same package and draws only 2,500 W of prime power. Designed for SATCOM applications, both are available as outdoor antenna-mount units with operating temperature of -40 to +60°C or as indoor rackmount configurations. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS System supports small cell synchronization.

March 5, 2015

Designed to mount indoors, Integrated GNSS Master combines 1588v2 PTP grandmaster with GNSS receiver and antenna in fully contained package that eliminates need for outdoor antenna. IGM uses Power-over-Ethernet to simplify installation and requires no more than 12.95 W of power directly from Ethernet cable. Once mounted on wall or ceiling and connected to network, unit will automatically self-configure, lock to GNSS signals, and provide precise frequency and phase. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

GNSS Antenna withstands harsh environments.

February 20, 2015

Offering optimal performance in both GPS L1/L2 and GLONASS L1/L2 frequencies, Active GNSS Antenna features MIL-STD design, allowing use in rugged environments. Unit enables maximum satellite reception that is unaffected by placement of antenna, with ultra-low Dilution of Precision. Engineered for demanding aviation environment, antenna is impact-resistant, able to withstand shock and vibration, and tolerant to exposure to dust, chemicals, and jet fuels. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Broadband Low Noise Amplifiers range from 30 MHz to 40 GHz.

February 18, 2015

With noise figure levels from 2.5–3 dB typ across entire band, ultra-broadband and millimeter wave low noise amplifiers (LNAs) include 17 unconditionally stable models covering multi-octave bandwidths with flat gain response and GaAs PHEMT semiconductor technology. Features include 50 Ω hybrid MIC circuits enclosed in environmentally sealed metal packages with nickel or gold plating, stainless steel SMA or 2.92 mm connectors, and IP3 levels as high as +42 dBm. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

GNSS Receiver enables data collection with smart devices.

February 16, 2015

Working with iOS, Android, or Windows® mobile handhelds, smartphones, and tablets using Bluetooth® connectivity, pocket-sized R1 GNSS Receiver adds GNSS geo-location capabilities to transform devices into high-accuracy mobile data collection systems. Multi-constellation receiver offers all-day battery life and supports GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, BeiDou, and QZSS satellite signals. By adding optional Trimble ViewPoint™ RTX™ correction service, users can achieve sub-meter accuracy. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

L1/L2 GPS GLONASS Antenna suits GNSS applications.

February 12, 2015

Packaged in IP67 sealed radome housing, Model M1227HCT-A2-SMA is terminated with 50 Ω gold-plated SMA connector for RF feed/input and DC bias/power typically powered from applications' GNSS RF module. Active helix design features Helicore™ Octofilar antenna technology and built-in dual-stage-LNA and filtering, offering up to 30 dB gain for GNSS applications that utilize GLONASS and GPS. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Combination Antenna operates in geographically isolated areas.

February 5, 2015

Measuring 4.5 x .95 in., SM-1650/1575 Series consists of both Iridium antenna and GPS antenna. Iridium antenna provides 3.5 dBi gain over entire 1,616–1,626.5 MHz range and is fed with RG-58 cable, while GPS antenna provides LNA 26 dB and 5 dBi nominal RHCP at 1,575 MHz and is fed with RG-174 cable. Mounting to surfaces up to 7/32 in. thick, combination antenna is suited for long distance truckers, military vehicles, mining operations, and freight trains. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Communication Systems & Equipment

Portable Satellite Terminal weighs less than 40 lb.

January 27, 2015

Combining integrated BUC, LNB, and modem, Journey Manpack 0.9 m Ku-Band Terminal delivers Rx/Tx data rates up to 45 Mbps/20 Mbps. Six-segment, carbon fiber unit runs on AC power or 4/6 cell battery pack that provides more than 4 hr of continuous runtime. Suited for military Special Forces and government applications, Journey Manpack is optionally equipped with LinkControl software which simplifies antenna alignment with alignment wizard, beacon detector, and spectrum analyzer. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Communication Systems & Equipment

Ultra Low Noise MMIC Amplifier has 17-27 GHz bandwidth.

January 26, 2015

Supplied in die form, CMD163 features gain of +24 dB, noise figure of <1.3 dB, and output 1 dB compression point of +19 dBm across 17–27 GHz bandwidth. All-positive bias scheme eliminates need for negative voltages and sequencing circuitry, and bias conditions are Vdd = 4 V @ 120 mA and Vgg = 3.0 V. LNA is internally matched 50 Ω design that does not require any external components aside from bypass capacitors. Areas of use include military and space applications and communication systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

High Linearity 4 W Power Amplifier suits Ka-band applications.

January 20, 2015

Offered in bare die format and 5 x 5 mm, 32-lead QFN package, MAAP-011139 has 29–31 GHz frequency range and delivers 24 dB of linear gain, 4 W of saturated output power, and 23% efficiency. This high-linearity power amplifier, suited for Ka-band, high-data density satellite communications, provides >27 dBm Pout/tone while maintaining IM3 levels of 30 dBc. Rating for input and output return loss is 10 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Multi-GNSS Receiver Module serves wearable, IoT applications.

January 15, 2015

Integrating all necessary components as GNSS receiver, 7 x 7 mm Venus828F only requires external antenna and power supply to output position/velocity/time information in standard NMEA-0183 format. Stand-alone LGA module works with multiple satellite systems and concurrently tracks up to 28 satellites. Along with 29 sec cold start TTFF and -165 dBm tracking sensitivity, features include 10 nsec 1PPS timing accuracy, on-board geo-fencing, and 8–512 Mbit external SPI Flash data logging. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

ODU Satellite Chipset increases service availability and quality.

January 7, 2015

Offering 32 user-band output channels and 32 output channels (selectable from any LNB input), BCM4554 adds support for up to 32 resident STBs on one coaxial cable within multiple dwelling unit. This lets operators deliver more services to additional subscribers without new satellite dish installations. Along with 28 nm process, features include 4 RF inputs and 1 RF output covering 250–2,350 MHz range, frequency shift keying (FSK), and digital satellite equipment control (DiSEqC). Read More